22 June 2020 | News
The report, developed by the Comission’s Subregional Headquarters in Port of Spain, will analyze technology uses to promote resilience building and risk mitigation, and will be available later this year.
16 June 2020 | Press Release
New joint report proposes ten measures to prevent the current health crisis from becoming a food crisis.
12 June 2020 | Announcement
A new joint report will be launched virtually on Tuesday, June 16 at a simultaneous press conference by ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and FAO’s Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, Julio Berdegué.
5 June 2020 | Press Release
The United Nations regional commission joins the call to raise our voices for nature. To confront the pandemic effectively and sustainably, Latin America and the Caribbean must prioritize green, low-carbon solutions that are centered on people and on our planet.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
29 January 2020 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is endowed with abundant natural resources, but these are distributed unevenly. ECLAC supports effective and democratic governance of natural resources to achieve the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
31 October 2019 | Press Release
In Costa Rica, ECLAC, FAO and IICA presented their most recent joint report on the agriculture and rural sectors in the Americas, during a conference that brought together the ministers of agriculture of the hemisphere.
7 August 2019 | Press Release
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean met with ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, and gave a press conference.
1 August 2019 | Announcement
On Wednesday, August 7, Peter Thomson will meet with Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization, and will hold a press conference afterwards at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
27 May 2019 | News
In the framework of an official visit to Berlin, the regional organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, met with Norbert Barthle, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany. Later in the day, she signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Christiane Bögemann-Hagedorn, the BMZ’s Deputy Director General for Latin America.
24 April 2019 | Press Release
The third meeting of the gathering was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, with the presence of representatives from all the region’s countries.
20 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, was one of the main speakers at the IX Annual CAMMA Conference, which was held in Lima.
19 November 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, gave a presentation at a high-level seminar on mining opportunities and challenges in the region, which was held in the framework of the cooperation program with Germany’s BMZ.
11 September 2018 | News
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Liu Zhenmin, met with ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, in Santiago, Chile.
25 June 2018 | News
From 1995 to 2015, the residential sector reduced its energy consumption by 45.9%, according to the National Report on Monitoring Energy Efficiency 2018, recently published by the organization’s Subregional Headquarters in that country.
6 June 2018 | Infographic
ECLAC updates every year its ranking of container port throughput, which shows the cargo volume in containers in 120 ports of the region, based on data obtained directly from port authorities and terminal operators. In 2017 this activity rose 6.1%, with a total volume of approximately 50.6 million TEU. This infographic displays the first 20 ports of the ranking.
29 May 2018 | Press Release
During a visit to Paris, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean and in the OECD Forum 2018, among other events.
28 May 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC released today a new edition of its ranking of port traffic.
11 May 2018 | Press Release
Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the regional commission, and Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, closed the thirty-seventh session of ECLAC held in Havana, Cuba.
9 May 2018 | Press Release
On the second day of its 37th session, ECLAC presented a report on activities carried out in the last biennial, as well as the projected work agenda through 2020.